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Hong Kong's CK Life Sciences has added to its vineyard collection by acquiring three Australian vineyards owned by wine producer McWilliam's for nearly A$16m.
Chateau Renon has become the second Bordeaux wine property within two weeks to be sold to a Chinese investor, and its new owner plans to both produce wine and use it as an entertainment venue.
Chateau Preuillac has become the latest Bordeaux wine property acquired by a Chinese investor, after its owner families decided to sell following two difficult vintages.
See the charts to view the number of Bordeaux chateaux bought by Chinese investors to date, as well as where and when the deals were done.
Mouton Rothschild will release a host of top wines dating back to 1870 from its own cellars for a Sotheby's auction in Hong Kong to mark the coming Chinese year of the ram.
Chinese investors have acquired Chateau La Bastide in France's Languedoc-Roussillon with more deals close to being completed, according to estate agents.
Christie's has high hopes for the future of fine wine auctions in Mainland China after selling several lots of Domaine de la Romanee-Conti at its second Shanghai sale.
China may be importing fewer bottles of top Bordeaux, but its wealthy individuals were among the most prominent buyers of rare Burgundy wines at a recent Sotheby's auction in London.